Food or Shakes for Weight Gain?

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When people can’t put on weight by just eating, some turn to supplements in the form of protein shakes or weight gainer powders. In this article I will discuss which method is better when trying to gain weight and if there is actually any merit in buying ‘weight gaining supplements’.

Ultimately, supplements such as protein and weight gaining powders were initially designed to ‘supplement’ your diet, not to totally replace food sources. But with the current hype of buying supplements in the fitness industry, some people’s daily calories are made up from mostly from supplements. So, lets take a look at a local stores weight gainer, what it contains, the price you pay and whether it is more beneficial than food/drinks.

Weight Gainer (Holland & Barrett Brand)

Cost: £1.88 per serving

Nutritional Value (per serving):
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How to Get Big Muscles | Build and Gain Natural Muscle Fast

Wondering how to get big muscles fast? There’s two options. One is to take chemicals such as steroids to build muscle (and risk damaging your health). The other is to gain muscle mass naturally.

The natural route is the most challenging way, but also the most satisfying. After all, steroids are unnatural and can be considered cheating. Just think, if you can build a big ripped physique naturally – that is a proud accomplishment. This sort of dedication and winning attitude can be applied to other areas of your life – such as work, girlfriends, and other interests. read more

Overcome Your Weight Loss Plateau With 2 Special Ingredients!

Hitting a weight loss plateau can be very frustrating, however there are some tricks you can implement, helping you to resume losing weight swiftly.

Fat Burners: Effective?

A fat burner can be a very effective weapon in your fat loss quest and can yield some impressive results when combined with a weight loss tailored diet. The reason a fat burner can help you overcome your weight loss plateau is due to them containing 2 ingredients (in particular) that boost your metabolism.

Don’t worry the 2 ingredients will be revealed shortly! When your metabolism increases, it means that your body will burn more calories at rest than usual (yes that means losing weight even by sitting on the sofa!). read more

5 Delicious Healthy Snacks

How do you define what are healthy snacks? Snacks that aren’t high in salt, saturated fat, refined carbohydrates and sugar. OK, so that cuts out a lot of foods, but there are still ways to satisfy your taste-buds without compromising your health or your time. Enjoy WF’s top 5 healthy snacks list.

1. Not Your Every Day Porridge

Porridge can be bland and tasteless, or it can be a yummy way to start your day. Try this:

. Porridge oats (no added sugar)

. 50ml milk mixed with 50ml water (trying to keep milk to a minimum as milk contains lactose, a sugar that isn’t designed for us humans – but baby calves. Consequently people become lactose intolerant. read more

3 Celeb Bum Exercises Revealed

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An enhanced bum is a highly desirable feature on a woman in today’s world. This is mainly due to a number of today’s high-profile celebs, (the most obvious being Jennifer Lopez), possessing a big, curvy yet tight bum.

This has resulted in a whirlwind of attention from admirers in the public and the media – both male and female. J Lo (below) without her bum would be merely a great looking actress/singer – not so unique in the world of Hollywood. Her attractive bum, in business terms, is her unique selling point. Below are some of the top secret exercises used by celebs to create their highly-coveted buttocks! read more

Top 5 High Protein Foods on the Planet


So, how do you decide which high protein foods are the best? Simple. You see how much protein the body can absorb from that food. This is called ‘Biological Value’ or BV for short. Every protein food has a BV, each score is out of 100 and the higher the score the better. So, lets see which ones rank the highest.

1. Whole Eggs

BV: 100

Eggs contain approximately 7 grams of protein per medium egg. Eggs can also increase HDL (good) cholesterol levels and lower LDL (bad) levels, resulting in decreased blood pressure – contrary to the belief that they raise bad cholesterol. Eggs are also packed with vitamins and minerals which add to their health benefits. read more

What is the Paleo Diet (Caveman Diet)?

The Paleo Diet, otherwise known as the caveman diet, is a selection of natural foods that our ancestors were eating millions of years ago. Foods such as fish, vegetables, nuts, eggs and meat are typical Paleo foods.

Why the Paleo Diet?

People decide to change to the Paleo diet for mainly two different reasons. The most obvious is for optimum health. Diabetes, cancer and heart attack incidents are forever increasing with today’s diet high in added sugar, caffeine, refined carbohydrates and artificial sweeteners (aspartame). All of which are unnatural to the human body and can even prove fatal. read more

5 Tricks | How to Get a Six Pack

Wondering how to get a six pack? You already have one! That’s right, everybody has six pack abs. However, some people’s abs are visible and others not. In order to achieve a ripped six pack look, you will need to achieve two things.

Achieve less than 10% body fat (for men) or 15% (for women). The reason why women can achieve visible abs at a higher body fat percentage is because they naturally store less body fat in the stomach region, and are more prone to storing fat in the thighs.

Strengthen your Abdominal muscles. By devising a great abs workout you will thicken your abs making them looking strong and more aesthetically pleasing. read more

5 Weight Gain Secrets | How to Put on Weight Fast


Being skinny can be frustrating and often leads to low self esteem. It may seem that no matter how much you eat, or what you eat, you just can’t increase the number on the scales. I used to be pretty skinny, but if anybody knows how to put on weight now, it’s me. During my bulking cycles I put on over40lbs in under 2 months! In this article I will reveal 5 secrets you can implement daily, that will help you learn how to put on weight.

If your goal is to put on weight, then one of your main objectives should be to build muscle. Muscle weighs more than fat, and is a lot more aesthetically pleasing! read more